Aerial view of campus with Williamsport, the Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Mountain as a backdrop


Become a director through our 3-D education in script analysis, communicating with actors, and collaborating with designers.

Dive right in to our hands-on coursework:

  • Directing I—script analysis and scene work
  • Directing II—direction of a one-act play
  • Directing III—direction of a full-length play
  • Senior Project in Directing—direction of a full-length play or experimental work devised by the student

Expand your expertise with courses in:

  • Historical Styles in Design
  • Principles of Stage Management
  • Practicum in Stage Management

Direct a performance open to the public in the Dragon’s Lair Theatre or the Mary L. Welch Theatre.

Past productions by student directors include:

  • For Colored Girls Who've Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf by Nigel Semaj Barnes
  • The Complete Works of William Shakespere Abridged by Nigel Semaj Barnes 
  • The Clone Army Attacheth written and directed by Cody Losinger
  • Showcase of One Act Plays by Nigel Semaj B and Nathan Kaczmarek
  • Proof by Tobey Anderson
  • “Butterflies Are Free by Leonard Gershe